The Benefits Of Sprouts And Microgreens

The Benefits Of Sprouts And Microgreens

Bursting with nutritional benefits and flavour, and high in antioxidants, sprouts are a great source of fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals. They can be eaten raw or added to almost anything you can eat – your salad, stir fry, omelette, sandwich, cereal, juice or smoothie! Sprouts are consumed very early in their growth cycle. Having…

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Understanding Seed Labels

What is the difference between certified organic, organic and untreated seeds? To help you navigate the different labelling terminology, we have put together some definitions below.  There are 3 types of seed labels that you will see in the seed industry: 1. Certified Organic  Seeds which are listed as certified organic have been grown to…

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Naturopathic Health Solutions

Hi everyone, I’m Dave from Australian Wheatgrass and I just wanted to share with you the details of a health practitioner who we highly recommend. George Awad is a naturopathic practitioner who has been working closely with acute, chronic and life threatening diseases and has spent much time working alongside a biological scientist specialising in natural and alternative medicine. George uses…

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Wheatgrass Benefits

Wheatgrass Benefits

Wheatgrass is one of the few foods that actively works with the natural processes in our bodies to remove harmful toxins and restore the body to health.  Here are some of the many benefits of wheatgrass… The top 10 health benefits of wheatgrass Dramatically increases energy and improves sleep Boosts the immune system Detoxifies and…

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How To Grow Wheatgrass

This page contains step by step instructions on how to grow your own wheatgrass. Each step includes pictures making it easy to follow and understand. Growing wheatgrass is easy.

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Juicing For Health – What Are The Benefits?

Juicing For Health – What Are The Benefits?

Juicing provides a quick, easy, tasty and convenient way to increase our consumption of fruits and vegetables. Nutritionist agree that we should all be eating 5 to 9 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables every day. But how many of us actually meet the daily recommended minimum? Often our fast-paced and busy lifestyles get in…

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Raw Food – A Complete Beginners Guide To Going Raw

SO WHAT IS A LIVING / RAW FOOD DIET? Raw food is a diet of uncooked fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Raw food contains intense nutrients and enzymes. In general, the act of heating food above 47 degrees celsius destroys valuable enzymes and vitamins. Since digestion depends on enzymes, the body must produce these lost…

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What Are Antioxidants And Where Do The Come From?

What Are Antioxidants And Where Do The Come From?

We often hear about antioxidants being good for us, but what exactly are they, why do we need them and where do we get them? What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are protective molecules that neutralize free radicals and protect the body from damage. They help defend the body by feeding electrons to the free radicals, which…

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AUSTRALIAN OBESITY – MORE THAN 16 MILLION AUSTRALIANS

Obesity is a haven for free radicals. With a death toll that comes second only to smoking, obesity as a contributing factor to death now claims nearly 300,000 lives each year in the US. The alarming increase in obesity is not limited to North America. In Japan, the prevalence of obesity in men has doubled…

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The benefits of growing your own

Growing microgreens, such as wheatgrass and broccoli, is quick, easy and rewarding. Within 7-14 days, you will begin to enjoy the fruits of your labour! Why is growing wheatgrass and other microgreens so rewarding? You know what’s in it and can be confident that it is pesticide and insecticide free. It’s quick! Within 7-14 days you will…

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Completeness

While it is theoretically possible to obtain all your nutritional needs from the foods you eat, research shows that most people in developed countries – particularly those where the westernised diet is the dominant one – don’t even come close to meeting the daily nutritional intake of essential nutrients. There is a big difference between…

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Growing Microgreens Step By Step

The sure to sprout pad is the most revolutionary product for growing micro-greens and wheatgrass on the market. Inert, sterile and PH neutral – this product is bound to revolutionise your growing experience!

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Growing watercress

Growing watercress

Watercress can be planted all year round. Days to germination – 8 to 12 days Days to harvest – 50 to 60 days Light requirements – Full sun and partial shade Water requirements – Constant moisture

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What Is Wheatgrass?

What Is Wheatgrass?

Wheatgrass is the luscious green grass that comes from the very young wheat plant. It is harvested early when it is young, vibrant and full of rich green chlorophyll. If left to grow, it forms a shaft of wheat and produces a grain ñ a very different food altogether. When the grass is squeezed, a…

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Sprouting Seeds Simply

1. Soak half a cup of organic seeds (mung beans, sunflowers etc.) overnight in a bowl of fresh filtered water. 2. The next morning, drain water and rinse well  3. Place in a damp sprouting back (cheese cloth or nut milk bag) or a sprouting glass jar with a cheese cloth cover or mesh. 4….

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How to start sprouting

How to start sprouting

Sprouting seeds are consumed very early in its growth cycle. In approximately 2-5 days, your sprouters will produce sprouts ready to consume. In its early stage of the cycle, sprouts accumulate massive amounts of energy which will soon power a rapid growth spurt. It is this energy that is captured in the sprouts as protein…

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Juice fasting. Better know as juice feasting

Juice fasting is the ideal way to cleanse your body, increase your weight loss and achieve great health. Essentially, a juice fast is when only fruit and vegetable juice is consumed over a period of time ranging from 3 day fasts, 10 day fasts, 30 day fasts and even 100 day fasts. You will notice the enormous benefits of…

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Even More benefits wheatgrass has to offer

Even More benefits wheatgrass has to offer

Wheatgrass is one of natures most alkaline foods, containing over 90 essential minerals! Including high doses of the most alkaline elements – Potassium, calcium, sodium and magnesium. Vitamins too – A rich source of beta-carotene, vitamin A, C, H, K, along with the complete B complex and 19 essential amino acids – wheatgrass is a…

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How to Assemble The Lexen Manual Wheatgrass Juicer

Written Instructions Place one of the two auger bushings onto the end of the auger (spiral white piece) and insert this end first into the main body (clear tubular piece). Insert a clear washer into the green cap, if one is not already in place, and then twist the green cap onto the main body….

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A bit about sunflower sprouts

Sunflower sprouts, grown as a micro-herb, are juicy and delicious – Perfect in salads, or juiced with fresh fruit and vegetables. High in selenium, A proven anti-carcinogen, sunflower sprouts guard against cell damage, and help curb the development of cancer cells in the body. Rich in the minerals calcium, magnesium and copper. All vital to…

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Wheatgrass powder versus fresh wheatgrass

Although Australian Wheatgrass believes fresh is best, we understand how busy life can be. If you don’t have time to juice fresh fruit and vegetables, our nutrient enriched health powders are the next best thing. Super Foods, Super Fast – Fruit and vegetable powders provide a quick, tasty and convenient way to increase our consumption…

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Why Drink Alkaline Water?

Did You Know? Our bodies are approximately 70% water so the quality and alkalinity of our drinking water is vital to our health. Consuming meat and processed foods leave an acidic residue which becomes solid waste and build up our body. The only way our body neutralises acidic waste is through alkaline minerals such as…

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